Autonomy

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Autonomy: Creating Spaces for Freedom
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Article
2003
Autonomy vs. the Mexican Party-State
Diaz-Polanco, Hector
Article
1998
The development of autonomous local governments in Mexico.
Autonomy zone on Wall Street?
Singsen, Doug
Article
2011
Prefigurationists argue that they can create self-contained, self-governing societies as pockets of autonomy within the capitalist system. While the goal of creating a democratic decision-making proce...
Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism
Rowbotham, Sheila; Segal, Lynne; Wainright, Hilary
Book
1979
A call for various fractions of the left to unite and work for a socialism through grass-roots activism.
Bolivia's Autonomist Right -- A Dangerous Threat: Against The Current vol. 135
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2008
Autonomist right-wing forces in the Bolivian department (state) of Santa Cruz — acting through the offices of the prefecture (governorship) and Santa Cruz Civic Committee — held an illegal May 4 reren...
Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America
David, Benjamin
Book
2010
The complex ways in which grassroots movements work for, with, against, and independently of national governments in Latin America.
The End of Food: The coming Crisis in the World Food Industry
Roberts, Paul
Book
Paul Robert's in his book The End of Food scrutinizes the food industry, documenting our eating patterns, the global economy which supports it and the ethics behind it. He maintains that the quanttit...
Foreword to the Anthology: The Polish Question and the Socialist Movement
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1905
Luxemburg argues that "the proletariat the Poland can and must fight for the defense of national identity as a cultural legacy, that has its own right to exist and flourish." But she maintains that "o...
Land and Community: Crisis in Canada's Countryside
Sim, R. Alex
Book
1988
Sim's thesis is that rural society is overlooked due to urban dependence upon "great associations," economies of scale, and other socio-cultural institutions of unmanageable size.
The National Question: Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Davis, Horace B.)
Book
In her penetrating analysis of nationalism, Rosa Luxemburg argues that the formula of "the right of nations to self-determination" is essentially not a political or programmatic guide to the nationali...
The Problem of Nationality and Autonomy
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1908
Rosa Luxemburg on the national question, federalism, autonomy, and the right of nations to self-determination.
The Rosa Luxemburg Reader
Luxemburg, Rosa. [Anderson, Kevin; Hudis, Peter (eds.)]
Book
2004
A definitive one-volume collection of Luxemburg's writings.
The Socialist Register 1980: Volume 17: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
The Socialist Register 1981: Volume 18: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1981
Toronto Collective Statement: Autonomy and Power Relations Within the Working Class
Article
1976
A statement written in June 1976 by some members of the former Struggle Against Work Collective.
We are everywhere: The irresistable rise of global anticapitalism
Notes from Nowhere Collective
Book
2003
Global voices presenting alternative visions of democracy.
We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on education and social change
Horton, Myles; Freire, Paulo
Book
1990
Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringin...

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Economic Community of Central African States
ECCAS aims to achieve collective autonomy, raise the standard of living of its populations and maintain economic stability through harmonious cooperation. Its ultimate goal is to establish a Central African Common Market.

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The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.

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